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DeRouen Center Team Member Accepted to UW School of Public Health Graduate Program

Pooja Rajanbabu has been accepted to the University of Washington School of Public Health.

Pooja Rajanbabu, who interned for three years at the University of Washington’s Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health, has achieved a significant milestone in her academic journey by being accepted into the prestigious School of Public Health graduate program at UW. Read more about Pooja Rajanbabu »

NIH D43 Award Workshop in Khon Kaen, Thailand

The National Institutes of Health D43 grant workshop took place in February 2024 in Khon Kaen Thailand.

The Faculty of Dentistry at Khon Kaen University (KKU) hosted a 5-day international workshop from February 19-23, 2024, aimed at enhancing research quality in oral health across Southeast Asia. This Level 1 training featured courses in Research Methods & Evidence-based Dentistry, Behavioral Research in Dentistry, Ethical Issues in Research, Biostatistics, and Study Design. Read more about NIH D43 »

DeRouen Center Affiliated Abstracts at 2024 IADR

2024 DeRouen Center colleagues’ abstracts presented in New Orleans, LA in March (Top Left: Arthur Kemoli, Top Right: Sirima Sritangsirikul, Center: Bita Fathipour, Bottom Left: Francisco Ramos-Gomez and Yan Wang, Bottom Right: Kemporn Kitsahawong)

At the 2024 International Association of Dental Research (IADR) conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, the University of Washington made a significant impact with a series of abstract presentations from DeRouen Center-affiliated researchers. Arthur Kemoli, Bita Fathipour, Sirima Sritangsirukul, Yan Wang, and Kemporn Kitsahawong highlighted their work in various facets of dental science and oral health. Read more about IADR 2024 »

Thai Delegation Visits UW

UW School of Dentistry and Thai representatives

The visit of a delegation from Thailand to the University of Washington in November 2023 marked a significant step in fostering international collaboration in the fields of education, research, and innovation. Read more about Thai Delegation »

DeRouen Center Intern accepted to UW School of Dentistry

Dr. Prajapati volunteers at for the Special Smile Olympics

Dr. Priyanka Prajapati, a DeRouen Center intern, began courses at UW School of Dentistry in January 2024. Dr. Prajapati received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences in Maharashtra, India. Read more about DeRouen Center Intern »

Global Innovation Grant concludes to the UW’s DeRouen Center

Let’s Publish Your Thesis! class photo

In 2020, the University of Washington’s Office of Global Affairs awarded a Global Innovation Fund (GIF) grant to the UW’s Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health. Read more about Global Innovation Grant »

Universidad of Peruana Cayetano Heredia Change in Leadership

UPCH new leadership.

On Thursday, August 31, 2023, an important ceremony occurred at the central campus of Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru. It marked the transition of leadership positions within the Faculties of Medicine, Stomatology, and Nursing. Read more about Change in Leadership »

2023 DeRouen Center Board of Directors Meeting

DeRouen Center 2023 Board of Directors Meeting in Bogota, Colombia.

The Timothy A. DeRouen Center’s Board of Directors convened in a pivotal meeting in Bogota, Colombia, in June 2023, marking a significant milestone in the Center’s journey. The meeting included the DeRouen Center director Ana Lucia Seminario, Program Manager Sara Stanley, and board members Arthur Kemoli, Frank Roberts, Waranuch Pitiphat, Timothy DeRouen, and Jorge Castillo.
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Students Travel to Kenya

Divya Kannappan (middle) and Tania Munoz (right) with clinic staff member.

Thanks to a generous donation, five University of Washington students travelled to Kisumu, Kenya in September, where they engaged in independent research projects closely aligned with a current National Institutes of Health (NIH) R21 grant led by Drs. Ana Lucia Seminario and Whasun Chung with the UW DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health. Read more about Student research »

DeRouen Center Presents at IADR

DeRouen Center presentations at the 2023 IADR conference in Bogota, Colombia.

The 2023 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) conference in Bogota, Colombia was an exciting event for the DeRouen Center. We had the honor of having five abstracts accepted for presentation at the conference, highlighting our research conducted by our dedicated international team. Read more about DeRouen Center at IADR »